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Jonathan Gosier

Advisor Greater Philadelphia Area, US

Jon Gosier is an inventor, data scientist and investor.

Jon Gosier is an inventor, data scientist and investor.

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Involved In


Cross Valley Capital
Market Atlas
AfriLabs Foundation
metaLayer Inc.


Ben Franklin Technology Partners
Hive Colab
Urban Apps & Maps at Temple University
AfriLabs Foundation


Founder and General Partner Cross Valley Capital December 2014 - present
Founder & Chief Executive Officer Audigent October 2015 - present
Public Speaker & Presenter n/a August 2008 - present
Investor Private Angel Investor August 2008 - present
Board Member Hive Colab October 2009 - present
Information Technology Investment Advisory Committee Ben Franklin Technology Partners May 2015 - present
Venture Partner Rokk3r Labs July 2015 - January 2016
Board Member Urban Apps & Maps at Temple University March 2013 - October 2015
General Partner The Appfrica Fund March 2011 - October 2015
General Partner Third Cohort Capital July 2014 - January 2015
Co-Founder and CTO Market Atlas May 2014 - October 2014
Founder Appfrica July 2008 - October 2014
Founder D8A July 2013 - July 2014
Co-Founder and Board Member AfriLabs Foundation March 2011 - May 2014
Founder, CEO metaLayer Inc. May 2011 - July 2013
Participant THNK. The Amsterdam School of Creative Leadership. August 2012 - March 2013
Senior Fellow TED Conferences July 2009 - March 2012
Director of Data Products Ushahidi December 2009 - July 2011
Chief Technology Officer Question Box August 2008 - March 2010
Freelance Writer and Blogger Freelance 2003 - October 2009
Studio Engineer The Tyler Perry Company May 2007 - July 2008
Director Winsonic Digital Media Group December 2006 - December 2007
Sound Designer Triple Horse Studios December 2006 - March 2007
Sales Manager Atlanta Pro Audio January 2004 - August 2006
Staff Engineer Doppler Studios January 2003 - December 2005


THNK Amsterdam School of Creative Leadership Creative Leadership 2012 - 2013
Savannah College of Art and Design Sequential Art, Sound Design 1999 - 2000
University of Georgia Telecomunications 2001 - 2002
American Intercontinental University Media Production (Audio/Video) 2003 - 2005

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Financial Services
  • • Food and Restaurants
  • • Media
  • • Payments
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Content
  • • Movies/Film
  • • TV

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Operations • Growth hacking • Business Development • Analytics • Data Science • Product Marketing

Key Accomplishments

Jon Gosier is Co-Founder and CEO of video ad-targeting company, AuDigent. He has nearly a decade of experience in data science and international business. In that time he's lead an array of data projects as a consultant to EMC, Google, FEMA, InQTel, The World Bank, U.S. Department of State, Wounded Warriors and as a sub-contractor to the Department of Defense and Lockheed Martin.

His work has been recognized with awards from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Harvard Initiative for Global Health, and the Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF). Jon is a long-time member of the TED's Senior Fellowship program.

His 2014 TED Talk on "Techonomics" discussed the dual-nature of technology's affect on capitalism and society. Jon has worked extensively throughout the African continent where he founded Appfrica, a tech advisory company, that simulated over $80M in new economic activity and job creation. Various other initiatives he's been apart of since 2008 continue to play a role in attracting over $400 million in new venture capital dealflow to the African continent. He is an alum of Savannah College of Art and Design.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

I'm always look for great individuals working on big things.

As an Advisor

I'm interested in sharing my experience as know what not to do is as valuable, if not more, than knowing what to do.

Vouches Received

Vouches Given

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Miguel Cabrera
We worked together  •  Founder, Responcer. Previously Outreach Advocate & Education, Con Edison. Columbia University in the City of New York grad.
Jon is a leader with years of experience leading a multitude of tech project. Jon is the current tech advisor for Responcer an Incident Comm ... and Ecosystem and with his help, it will reach internationally. Jon is also an angel investor and a Ted fellow.
Sulaiman Rahman
They're my friends  •  International Distributor, Organo Gold and CEO/Founder, Urban Philly Professional Network (UPPN). University of Pennsylvania grad.
Jonathan is a very smart, innovative and well connected business leader in the tech space.
Matthew Griffiths
We worked together  •  Tech Integration Partner & Consultant, D8A and Founder, CTO, metaLayer.
Jon is a motivated and resourceful entrepreneur with a proven track record of creating and executing on exciting technology innovation. Jon ... is always at the forefront of current thinking and trends and has an unrivalled ability to see the next horizon in any and all markets he turns his attention to. I have had the personal pleasure of working with Jon on several startups and have always found him visionary, motivational and above all, an absolute pleasure to work with.
Tayo Akinyemi
We worked together  •  Director, AfriLabs Foundation. Previously Independent Consultant, Independent Consultant. Princeton grad.
Jon is an idea machine, and is incredibly flexible, both intellectually and operationally. He's also been down the startup road many times, ... and experience makes for great entrepreneurship.

Stone Atwine
They're my advisor  •  CEO & Co-Founder, Redcore Money Transfer - Previously Business Development Manager, Payment Solutions Uganda.
Stone is a master problem solver who is very resourceful. He's been in the space for a while and has great ideas to share with others.

Bruce Marable
VP Business Development & Marketing, Efficient Hire.
Bruce is bright, ambitious, and an expert executioner.